Tuition Reduction for Out-of-State Grad Students

April 1, 2021


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MISSOULA – The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcct) graduate programs at the University of Montana College of Business just became more affordable for out-of-state students across 16 western states and territories.

Through the Western Regional Graduate Program, an agreement among 16-member states and territories in the western United States, new non-resident Montana students within the region will pay only 150% of resident tuition ( Most students save an average of more than $15,000 per year.

States & Territories that Qualify for WRGP Tuition Reduction

Alaska Arizona California Colorado
Hawaii Idaho Nevada New Mexico
North Dakota Oregon South Dakota U.S. Pacific Territories
Utah Washington Wyoming

This tuition savings can be applied, for those that qualify, to the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcct). Both programs offer flexible delivery, allowing students to earn their degrees online from any location in the world.

No application is required, but the number of students that can receive a WRGP tuition reduction is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

To learn more about how a master’s degree from the UM College of Business will help broaden your knowledge and skills, so you can meet today’s challenges, visit, email or call 406-243-2064.


The University of Montana is the flagship university of the state. The College of Business at UM is nationally renowned and has been named the top business school in the Big Sky Conference by U.S. News and World Report for five consecutive years.